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Map of Sarangani with Glan highlighted
Map of Sarangani with Glan highlighted
Glan is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 05°49′N 125°12′E / 5.817°N 125.200°E / 5.817; 125.200Coordinates: 05°49′N 125°12′E / 5.817°N 125.200°E / 5.817; 125.200
Country Philippines
Province Sarangani
District Lone district
Barangays 31
 • Mayor Victor James B. Yap
 • Total 610.30 km2 (235.64 sq mi)
Elevation 30 m (100 ft)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 106,518
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
 • Languages Cebuano, Filipino, English
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9517
Dialing code 83
Income class 1st class

Glan is a first class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. According to 2010 census, it has a population of 106,518 people.[3]

Glan is located on the west by Sarangani Bay, on the north by Davao del Sur, and on the south by the Celebes Sea. It is largely based on agriculture with a high level production of copra. Aquaculture is the second biggest income earner, notably milkfish and shrimps culture. Other agricultural products are coconuts, maize, sugarcane, bananas, pineapples, mangoes, pork, eggs, beef, and fish.

The economy has accelerated in the past decade driven by advances in global communication technology and the finishing of a modern highway that tremendously improved trade and transport. It has also benefited from its political role as the seat of the provincial government.

As of 2010, it has a total voting population of 56,881 voters.[2]


Glan is politically subdivided into 31 barangays.[2]

  • Baliton
  • Batotuling
  • Batulaki
  • Big Margus
  • Burias
  • Cablalan
  • Calabanit
  • Calpidong
  • Congan
  • Cross
  • Datalbukay
  • E. Alegado
  • Glan Padidu
  • Gumasa
  • Ilaya
  • Kaltuad
  • Kapatan
  • Lago
  • Laguimit
  • Mudan
  • New Aklan
  • Pangyan
  • Poblacion
  • Rio Del Pilar
  • San Jose
  • San Vicente
  • Small Margus
  • Sufatubo
  • Taluya
  • Tango
  • Tapon


Population census of Glan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 60,382 —    
1995 73,768 +3.82%
2000 83,051 +2.57%
2007 102,676 +2.97%
2010 106,518 +1.35%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]


  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Province: SARANGANI". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 

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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:17:03 -0800

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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 21:01:56 -0800

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Tue, 15 Mar 2016 06:41:15 -0700

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